Helping businesses with legal disputes with employees
Positive employer-employee relationships are essential to running an efficient and successful business. However, almost every business owner who employs workers will experience a dispute with an employee. While certain disputes can be settled on their own, others may lead either you or the employee to file a formal legal claim.
Employment-related cases may involve numerous legal issues, many of which may be complicated and/or sensitive. For this reason, you always want to seek representation from a business attorney with a thorough understanding of employment laws and how they relate to your business. Experienced Houston attorney Andrew Weisblatt knows how to represent businesses on both sides of an employment dispute and will always strive for the best possible outcome for your business.
Common issues in employment disputes
Many different laws and legal questions may be at issue in a dispute with and employee. Some of the most common issues in such employment cases include the following:
- Allegations of unlawful discrimination or harassment under Title VII
- Allegations of wage or hour violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Allegations of wrongful termination or unlawful retaliation
- Allegations of health or safety violations under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
- Violations of non-compete agreements
- Misappropriation of trade secrets
No matter what particular issue is at hand in your employment dispute, these cases have the potential to be very complicated and potentially costly for your business if you do not prevail. An experienced attorney can also help you put policies in place, create employee handbooks, and employ other systems to prevent employment disputes in the first place.
Contact an experienced employment issues lawyer in Houston today
If you are a business owner and you are facing a legal dispute with an employee, you always want to ensure that you have a qualified business attorney representing your interests. Many employee claims are invalid and it is important to defend your business for not only financial reasons, but also to preserve a positive working environment. Please do not hesitate to call The Weisblatt Law Firm, LLC at 713-666-1981 to discuss your case.